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Re: Updating to Rawhide



On Thu, 2005-11-17 at 11:36 -0500, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> On 11/16/05, David Malcolm <dmalcolm redhat com> wrote:
> > Are you running into problems where Evince isn't good enough as a
> > replacement for these?  Please file bug reports upstream
> > (bugzilla.gnome.org for the Evince UI), and at freedesktop.org for the
> > underlying "poppler" pdf rendering library
> 
> I'm actually very confused about the state of dvi support in evince
> in fc4 evince the changelog would suggest that dvi support is actually available
> <quote /usr/share/doc/evince-0.4.0/ChangeLog>
> 2005-08-26  Nickolay V. Shmyrev  <nshmyrev yandex ru>
> 
>         * djvu/djvu-document.c: (djvu_document_thumbnails_get_thumbnail):
>         * dvi/Makefile.am:
>         * dvi/dvi-document.c: (dvi_document_thumbnails_get_thumbnail):
>         * dvi/mdvi-lib/Makefile.am:
> 
>         Fix rotation of thumbnails, ported to new API. Moved library
>         dependencies earlier, probably it will fix linkage problem.
> </quote>
> and the upstream bugzilla has active bugtickets about dvi support.
> 
> But in fc4... evince refuses to look at dvi files reporting:
> Unhandled MIME type: 'application/x-dvi'
> 
> So I'm really confused. Is evince in fc4 suppose to read dvi or not?
> Is this just a problem with poor  fedora specifc packaging of evince
> that is failing to register evince as a handler for application/x-dvi?
> 
Sorry, my bad.  It's a configure-time option, but it's sufficiently
experimental that we chose to disable it in fedora packages.


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